Shawn M. Haight 1964—2016
Shawn M. Haight, 51, of Lena passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Gardendale, Alabama. He was born December 27, 1964, in Freeport, IL to Jill Miles and his adoptive parents, Ted and Julie Haight. Shawn attended Freeport High School and Aquin High School. He received his GED and served his country in the United States Army. Shawn was owner and operator of SMH Rebuilding Company, and he also drove truck for Burkina Express INC. Shawn enjoyed driving truck across the country, covering all 48 states in the continental US. He loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren, hunting deer, fishing and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He loved to grill out and follow the Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls, and was a big fan of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Shawn is survived by three daughters, Nicole Haight, her two sons, Thomas and Robert Morgan of Stockton, Cortney and Brianna Haight, both of Lena, mother, Jill (Haight) Miles; and his adopted parents, Julie Haight and Theodore (Harriet) Haight; two stepchildren, Joe and Britany Goebel; four step-grandchildren, Gavin and Zora Goebel, and Blaine and Evalene Drake; two brothers, Darrell (Vickie) Haight and David (Dee Ann) Haight, two sisters, Debra (Michael) Goodwin and Deanna (Thomas) De Bisschop; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Ted (Cel) Haight and Clem (Julia) Bonnet, and aunt, Mary Buman.
Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016, at the Leamon Funeral Home. Lena, IL, with visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service. Inurnment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Freeport, IL. Cremation rites were accorded to his wishes. A memorial has been established in his name. Friends may send condolences to the family at www.leamonfh.com
LEAMONS FUNERAL HOME - LENA
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Lena, IL 61048